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long island weather: sunny, warm day ahead of snow


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya range of 3 to 5 inches of snow is mentioned an a weather advisory for thursday night into friday, with around 4 inches most likely for long island, a forecaster said. (credit: news 12 long island) long islanders should enjoy thursday morning’s commute while they can. give it a day, and they can expect to be heading to work with snow falling, forecasters say.a winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. thursday through 2 p.m. friday, telling of “hazardous/slippery travel,” thanks to periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain.and morning commuters will be “right in the thick...






long island weather: sunny, warm day ahead of snow


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya range of 3 to 5 inches of snow is mentioned an a weather advisory for thursday night into friday, with around 4 inches most likely for long island, a forecaster said. (credit: news 12 long island) long islanders should enjoy thursday morning’s commute while they can. give it a day, and they can expect to be heading to work with snow falling, forecasters say.a winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. thursday through 2 p.m. friday, telling of “hazardous/slippery travel,” thanks to periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain. and morning commuters will be “right in the thick...






long island weather: snow tapering off from west to east


a look at the early morning snow in ronkonkoma on thursday, dec. 14, 2017. a winter weather advisory was in effect through 10 a.m. for long island, with 2 to 3 inches of snow expected to make for potentially hazardous driving conditions during the thursday morning commute.a winter weather advisory for long island expired at 10 a.m. thursday as snow — the most in sound beach, where more than 2 inches was recorded — gradually began to taper off from west to east, the national weather service said.although minimal additional accumulation was expected, motorists were advised to continue to use extra caution as reduced visibilities and snow-covered roads could...






march storm dumps more than half-foot of snow in minnesota


minneapolis — snow is blanketing parts of minnesota as the calendar moves toward mid-march.the national weather service says more than 6 inches had fallen near madelia in southern minnesota by sunday afternoon.other snowfall reports include more than 5 inches in windom, 4.5 inches near currie and 4 inches in marshall.forecasters say up to 11 inches of snow could fall in an area from west-central to south-central minnesota by monday.snow also was falling in minneapolis, where minnesota united was playing its first home soccer game against atlanta united at tcf bank stadium.a special orange ball was being used as snow accumulated on the field, and the match took a brief break from action for workers to use leaf blowers so end lines and goal lines were more visible.






march storm dumps more than half-foot of snow in minnesota


minneapolis — snow is blanketing parts of minnesota as the calendar moves toward mid-march.the national weather service says more than 6 inches had fallen near madelia in southern minnesota by sunday afternoon. other snowfall reports include more than 5 inches in windom, 4.5 inches near currie and 4 inches in marshall. forecasters say up to 11 inches of snow could fall in an area from west-central to south-central minnesota by monday.snow also was falling in minneapolis, where minnesota united was playing its first home soccer game against atlanta united at tcf bank stadium. a special orange ball was being used as snow accumulated on the field, and the match took a brief break from action for workers to use leaf blowers so end lines and goal lines were more visible.






as much as 5 inches of snow expected in denver


enjoy the sunshine and blue skies that mark the beginning of the week in denver sunday. by monday evening rain and snow will take its place, with 3 to 5 inches piling up throughout the metro area.the early april snowfall follows a march that tied with the same month in two other years, 1995 and 2012, for the least snow on record.“monday night through tuesday we’re looking at a chance of rain and snow, with up to 5 inches possible on wednesday,” said natalie sullivan, national weather service meteorologist.temperature is expected to reach a high of 62 degrees on sunday, dip to 54 degrees on monday, before falling further to 32 degrees on tuesday.the sun will be back on wednesday and thursday when temperatures are expected to be in the low 50s.denver also set a seasonal snowfall low through






as much as 5 inches of snow expected in denver


enjoy the sunshine and blue skies that mark the beginning of the week in denver sunday. by monday evening rain and snow will take its place, with 3 to 5 inches piling up throughout the metro area.the early april snowfall follows a march that tied with the same month in two other years, 1995 and 2012, for the least snow on record.“monday night through tuesday we’re looking at a chance of rain and snow, with up to 5 inches possible on wednesday,” said natalie sullivan, national weather service meteorologist.temperature is expected to reach a high of 62 degrees on sunday, dip to 54 degrees on monday, before falling further to 32 degrees on tuesday.the sun will be back on wednesday and thursday when temperatures are expected to be in the low 50s.denver also set a seasonal snowfall low through






long island storm watch: 6-10 inches of snow thursday, nws says


advertisement | advertise on newsdaynews 12 long island meteorologist rich hoffman on tuesday, feb. 7, 2017, predicted that from 6 to 10 inches of snow is expected on thursday, with the possibility of more in some spots. snowfall is expected to start between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. and taper off during the afternoon.forecasters are predicting heavy, wet snow for the thursday morning commute, which will fall at a rate of 1 to 2 inches an hour and reduce visibility to a quarter mile or less at times.by the afternoon, the snow should turn dry and powdery, boosting the total accumulation to 6 to 10 inches, according to the winter storm watch issued by the national weather service.the snowfall should...






as much as 5 inches of snow expected in denver


enjoy the sunshine and blue skies that mark the beginning of the week in denver on sunday. by monday evening, rain and snow will take its place, with 3 to 5 inches piling up throughout the metro area.the early april snowfall follows a march that tied with the same month in two other years, 1995 and 2012, for the least snow on record.“monday night through tuesday we’re looking at a chance of rain and snow, with up to 5 inches possible on wednesday,” said natalie sullivan, national weather service meteorologist.the temperature is expected to reach a high of 62 degrees sunday, dip to 54 degrees monday, and fall to 32 degrees tuesday.the sun will be back wednesday and thursday, when temperatures are expected to be in the low 50s.denver also set a seasonal snowfall low through march with just 1






erie smashes snowfall record with flakes still falling


erie, pa. — snow continues to fall in erie, pennsylvania, and surrounding areas that already have seen a record amount of snow over the past few days.the national weather service office in cleveland says at least an additional 5 to 10 inches are expected through wednesday.the storm brought 34 inches of snow on christmas day, an all-time daily snowfall record for erie.another 24.5 inches fell by tuesday night, bringing the total since dec. 23 to more than 62.9 inches.erie has issued a snow emergency, citing "dangerous and impassable" roads. it's asking residents to stay off streets until the snow stops and roads can reopen.state police and the state department of transportation are urging people to avoid travel, citing poor visibility and deteriorating conditions.






south texas gets rare snowfall


san antonio (ap) — frigid temperatures behind a cold front combined with moisture off the gulf of mexico have yielded a rare snowfall in many parts of south and southeast texas.the national weather service reports snow from san antonio into east texas. national weather service meteorologist brett williams said up to 2.5 inches of snow had been measured as of 9 p.m. thursday in the san antonio area. the most recent comparable snowfall in san antonio had been in january 1987, when 1.3 inches of snow accumulated, but the most recent major snowfall was 13.2 inches in january 1985.up to 3 inches of snow was expected in the corpus christi area by friday morning. weather service meteorologist kevin wagner said the most recent comparable snowfall in corpus christi was 4.4 inches on christmas eve a






chicago sees least amount of midwinter snow since 1900


we're more than three-quarters through the heart of winter — mid-december through mid-february — and chicago has had an extremely rare midseason snow drought.the official chicago observing site at o'hare international airport has recorded just 0.6 inches of snow since dec. 19, making this the second least snowfall during that time period since snow records began here in 1884. the only time less snow fell during this midwinter period was 117 years ago, during the winter of 1899-1900, when just 0.3 inches of snow was recorded.thursday's high temperature was 24 degrees. the last time the temperature was that low was dec. 8. with the center of eastward cold high pressure p ing overhead, friday's high is expected to again level off in the mid-20s. readings in the 30s are forecast for this weeke






oh, ye snow gods: not enough white stuff for crystal mountain to open


winds carried snow off peaks wednesday night; forecast is for more accumulation next week.that loud thunk you heard was the hopes of seattle-area skiers being dashed.this weekend’s anticipated opening of crystal mountain ski area isn’t going to happen, the resort announced thursday. not enough snow accumulated in recent days.“we know this comes as a disappointment, we’re bummed too,” said an announcement on the ski area’s website. “we came up short and did not get the snow we needed to open this weekend.  the wind picked up last night and blew snow off the upper slopes and we didn’t get enough snow out of this storm.”the resort near mount rainier accumulated 10 to 20 inches of snow in last weekend’s early-wintry storm, and announced a likely opening this friday based on weather forecasts t






half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of twin cities; more to south


folk in the twin cities and other parts of minnesota, whose balmy respite is quickly becoming a distant memory, are hours away from a storm that could leave behind a foot or more of snow by friday evening.as of thursday morning, the national weather service is saying that the south and east metro are in for at least 6 to 8 inches of snow, while other parts of the twin cities are in line for lesser amounts.for example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of cottage grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while forest lake in the northeast metro can anticipate closer to 3 inches.the first shot at rain could come around 7 p.m. thursday, with a rain and snow mix within a couple of hours after that, the nws is reporting. the storm will shift to all snow after 9 p.m. a






half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of twin cities; more to south


folk in the twin cities and other parts of minnesota, whose balmy respite is quickly becoming a distant memory, are hours away from a storm that could leave behind a foot or more of snow by friday evening.as of thursday morning, the national weather service is saying that the south and east metro are in for at least 6 to 8 inches of snow, while other parts of the twin cities are in line for lesser amounts.for example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of cottage grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while forest lake in the northeast metro can anticipate closer to 3 inches.the first shot at rain could come around 7 p.m. thursday, with a rain and snow mix within a couple of hours after that, the nws is reporting. the storm will shift to all snow after 9 p.m. a






long island weather: 6 to 10 inches of snow, winter storm watch for thursday


advertisement | advertise on newsdaynews 12 long island meteorologist rich hoffman on tuesday, feb. 7, 2017, predicted that from 6 to 10 inches of snow is expected on thursday, with the possibility of more in some spots. snowfall is expected to start between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. and taper off during the afternoon.the national weather service has issued a winter storm watch for thursday on long island, with up to 6 to 10 inches of snow expected — perhaps more in some spots.expect “hazardous travel” and “poor visibilities,” with blowing and drifting snow possible, the upton-based service said.news 12 long island meteorologist rich hoffman said the snow is expected to start between 3 a.m. and...






half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of twin cities; more to south


folk in the twin cities and other parts of minnesota, whose balmy respite is quickly becoming a distant memory, are hours away from a storm that could leave behind a foot or more of snow by friday evening.as of thursday morning, the national weather service is saying that the south and east metro are in for at least 6 to 8 inches of snow, while other parts of the twin cities are in line for lesser amounts.for example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of cottage grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while forest lake in the northeast metro can anticipate closer to 3 inches.the first shot at rain could come before 10 p.m. thursday, with a rain and snow mix within a couple of hours after that, the nws is reporting. the storm will shift to all snow after midnigh






new england braces for significant weekend snowfall


boston (ap) — new england is preparing for the first significant region-wide snowfall of the season that could bring six or more inches of snow.the national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of southern new england that takes effect saturday morning and lasts until sunday.most areas including boston, providence, rhode island and hartford, connecticut are forecast to get 3 to 6 inches, with the potential for 8 inches in central massachusettscoastal areas should get less snow with rain mixing in on cape cod and the islands.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.much of maine and new hampshire are expected to see several inches of snow from saturday afternoon into early sunday. for new hampshire, it’s the first widespread snowfall of the season,






long island weather: winter storm warning for eastern suffolk


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya winter weather advisory is in effect for long island from 10 p.m. thursday, march 9, 2017,  through 2 p.m. friday, forecasting "hazardous/slippery travel," with periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain. about 4 inches of snow is expected for long island, said faye barthold, national weather service meteorologist in upton. an earlier report had forecast 3 to 5 inches.a winter storm warning has been issued for eastern suffolk county for late thursday into friday afternoon, with 4 to 7 inches of snow now predicted, the national weather service said. the warning is in effect for long island east of the william floyd parkway from 10 p.m. thursday until 4 p.m. friday. a winter weather advisory remains in effect from 10 p.m. thursday through 2 p.m. friday...






march snowstorm sweeping across south dakota


sioux falls, s.d. — a march snowstorm already has dumped a half-foot of snow on parts of south dakota.the national weather service says a member of the public estimates 6 inches of snow had fallen in brookings as of sunday afternoon. sioux falls already had more than 3 inches.forecasters expect the heaviest band of 8 to 10 inches of snow to fall in a band from brookings in eastern south dakota to marshall, windom and jackson in southwestern minnesota. the snow should let up by midnight sunday.






ready, set, snow: twin cities' first snowfall of season is at the starting line


of course it was too good to last.minnesota’s mild fall will give way late thursday to the earliest accumulating snowfall in eight years, the national weather service (nws) said thursday. the twin cities metro area, as well as a good chunk of the state, could see 1 to 3 inches, while northern minnesota could see significantly more than that.a band that includes the metro area and stretches from alexandria on the western edge into western wisconsin to the east and from the iowa border north to lake mille lacs could see up to three inches as well as gusts of up to 40 to 50 miles per hour. the nws cautions that commuters friday morning could feel the consequences on the highways.the coating of white, however, apparently will be confined to grassy areas, so worries about where that snow shovel






long island weather: 4 inches of snow predicted for most of li


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya winter weather advisory is in effect for long island from 10 p.m. thursday, march 9, 2017,  through 2 p.m. friday, forecasting "hazardous/slippery travel," with periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain. about 4 inches of snow is expected for long island, said faye barthold, national weather service meteorologist in upton. an earlier report had forecast 3 to 5 inches.long islanders should enjoy thursday’s mild weather while they can.a winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. thursday through 2 p.m. friday, telling of “hazardous/slippery travel,” thanks to periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain. and morning commuters will be “right in the thick of it,” said faye barthold, national weather service meteorologist in upton. drivers should...






the latest: schools close ahead of northeast snowstorm


boston — the latest on a winter storm predicted to hit the northeast (all times local):5:40 p.m.schools in boston and other new england cities will be closed thursday because of a storm that's expected to bring a foot of snow or more to some areas of the northeastern u.s.airlines also are bracing for a troublesome day: the flight-tracking site flightaware.com says more than 2,000 thursday flights already have been canceled.the storm is expected to hit eastern pennsylvania and northern new jersey with rain early thursday morning, before changing over to snow in time for the morning commute. the national weather service predicted some parts of the boston area and eastern maine would get 12 to 18 inches of snow, new york city 8 to 12 inches and the philadelphia area 4 to 8 inches.near whiteou






ready, set, snow: twin cities' first snowfall of season is at the starting line


of course it was too good to last.minnesota's mild fall will give way late thursday to the earliest accumulating snowfall in eight years, the national weather service (nws) said thursday. the twin cities metro area, as well as a good chunk of the state, could see 1 to 3 inches, while northern minnesota could see significantly more than that.a band that includes the metro area and stretches from alexandria on the western edge into western wisconsin to the east and from the iowa border north to lake mille lacs could see up to three inches as well as gusts of up to 40 to 50 miles per hour. the nws cautions that commuters friday morning could feel the consequences on the highways.the coating of white, however, apparently will be confined to grassy areas, so worries about where that snow shovel






rain turning to snow in denver, and snow in mountains


a “moist” pacific storm could drop up to 8 inches of snow along the front range and up to 16 inches in the mountains, forecasters say.the storm will track slowly eastward into northwest new mexico and then colorado, friday and saturday, according to forecasts by meteorologists at the national weather service in boulder.currently there is a winter storm watch in the mountains. between 6 and 14 inches of snow is expected on the palmer divide.early on friday there is a 30 percent chance of rain along the front range. the chance for rain increases in the afternoon to 70 percent, the nws says.winds will change from a southwesterly to a northwesterly direction late friday. snow is expected to begin falling after midnight.the low temperature early saturday morning will be around 33 degrees. it wi






the latest: schools close ahead of northeast snowstorm


boston — the latest on a winter storm predicted to hit the northeast (all times local):5:40 p.m.schools in new york city, philadelphia, boston and communities will be closed thursday because of a storm that's expected to bring a foot of snow or more to some areas of the northeastern u.s.airlines also are bracing for a troublesome day: the flight-tracking site flightaware.com says more than 2,000 thursday flights already have been canceled.the storm is expected to hit eastern pennsylvania and northern new jersey with rain early thursday morning, before changing over to snow in time for the morning commute. the national weather service predicted some parts of the boston area and eastern maine would get 12 to 18 inches of snow, new york city 8 to 12 inches and the philadelphia area 4 to 8 inc






half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of twin cities; more to south


inhabitants of the twin cities and other parts of minnesota, whose balmy respite is quickly becoming a distant memory, are hours away from a storm that could leave behind a foot or more of snow by friday evening.as of thursday morning, the national weather service is saying that the south and east metro are in for at least 6 to 8 inches of snow, while other parts of the twin cities are in line for lesser amounts.for example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of cottage grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while forest lake in the northeast metro can anticipate closer to 3 inches.the wide range of about actual snowfall totals in the metro notwithstanding, “the friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be significantly impacted,” the weather servic






half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of twin cities; more to south


inhabitants of the twin cities and other parts of minnesota, whose balmy respite is quickly becoming a distant memory, are hours away from a storm that could leave behind a foot or more of snow by friday evening.as of thursday morning, the national weather service is saying that the south and east metro are in for at least 6 to 8 inches of snow, while other parts of the twin cities are in line for lesser amounts.for example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of cottage grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while forest lake in the northeast metro can anticipate closer to 3 inches.the wide range of about actual snowfall totals in the metro notwithstanding, “the friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be significantly impacted,” the weather servic






half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of twin cities; more to south


inhabitants of the twin cities and other parts of minnesota, whose balmy respite is quickly becoming a distant memory, are hours away from a storm that could leave behind a foot or more of snow by friday evening.as of thursday morning, the national weather service is saying that the south and east metro are in for at least 6 to 8 inches of snow, while other parts of the twin cities are in line for lesser amounts.for example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of cottage grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while forest lake in the northeast metro can anticipate closer to 3 inches.the wide range of about actual snowfall totals in the metro notwithstanding, “the friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be significantly impacted,” the weather servic






half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of twin cities; more to south


inhabitants of the twin cities and other parts of minnesota, whose balmy respite is quickly becoming a distant memory, are hours away from a storm that could leave behind a foot or more of snow by friday evening.as of thursday morning, the national weather service is saying that the south and east metro are in for at least 6 to 8 inches of snow, while other parts of the twin cities are in line for lesser amounts.for example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of cottage grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while forest lake in the northeast metro can anticipate closer to 3 inches.the wide range of about actual snowfall totals in the metro notwithstanding, “the friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be significantly impacted,” the weather servic






northeast us bracing for powerful, fast-moving snowstorm


boston — the northeastern u.s. is bracing for a powerful, fast-moving storm that is expected to bring more than a foot of snow in some places.forecasters say the thursday snowstorm likely will snarl workday commutes across the densely populated region. it has the potential to be the most powerful storm that some areas have seen in a mostly snow-free winter.the national weather service predicts that the boston area and eastern maine will get 12 to 18 inches of snow, new york city could see 8 to 12 inches and the philadelphia area 4 to 8 inches. near whiteout conditions are possible, with the snow expected to fall at a clip of 2 to 4 inches per hour at its peak.officials also are warning of high winds, coastal flooding and power outages.a number of school systems already have canceled thursd






sunny skies thursday in denver will give way to rain/snow mix – the denver post


the colorado weather roller coaster rolls on.the denver weather forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high temperature of 67 degrees thursday, but rain and snow are back in the forecast.thursday night there’s a 30 percent chance of showers after midnight, followed by a 60 percent chance of precipitation, mostly showers, on friday during the day, according to the national weather service.overnight friday, rain is likely to turn into snow as the low temperature dips to the freezing mark — 32 degrees — in denver.“this will be much like the last one, although this one looks a little bit colder,” said kyle fredin, a meteorologist with the weather service in boulder.a drenching rain hit the denver area tuesday, with snow falling in some areas south and east of the city, as well as in the






denver could get 7.5 inches in latest spring storm


a winter weather advisory is in place for friday night in the denver metro area as a strong storm approaches from the west that could bring up to 7½ inches of snow.the winter advisory begins at 6 p.m. friday and extends through saturday, according to the national weather service in boulder.between 2 and 4 inches of snow is expected friday night and another 1 to 3 inches could fall by noon on saturday, the weather service says.the foothills and mountains could get between 8 and 15 inches of snow, according to the weather service.the high temperature friday will be around 48 degrees. it will be breezy with wind gusts up to 30 mph. the low temperature friday night will be around 28 degrees.the high will only reach the mid 30s on saturday, forecasters predict.there is a 40 percent chance of sn






spring storm could dump up to 4 inches of snow on denver, front range – the denv


a blustery storm could drop up to 4 inches of new snow along the front range friday night into saturday, forecasters say.rain will turn to snow friday night at about 9 p.m., according to the national weather service in boulder.between 2 to 4 inches of snow could fall friday and early saturday morning, the weather service reports.in denver thursday, mostly cloudy skies will bring a 30 percent chance of rain showers as the high temperature tops out at 56 degrees, the weather service said. on friday, the chance for showers increases to 40 percent with a high temperature expected to reach about 48 degrees.click here for more denver7 weather coverage.






look for off-and-on snow showers through the weekend, and excellent skiing and r


snow totals should carry skiers and boarders through, well into spring.snowflakes are once again in the weather forecast, with the likelihood of better conditions on cascade ski slopes.this won’t be a heavy snowfall — more like 2 to 5 inches over the course of a few days — but enough to build upon what is already a solid base at all ski resorts, enough to carry the season well into spring. for now it looks like folks can bank on late-season snow coverage that could outlast the legs of even the most hardcore skiers and snowboarders.expect a slightly unstable cold air mass peppered with light snow flurries through friday, and a freezing level from the surface up to 2,000 feet.there will be a brief break in the precipitation with sunshine on saturday before another low pressure disturbance fo






snowfall exceeds 1 foot in parts of western north carolina


charlotte, n.c. (ap) — parts of western north carolina were coated with more than a foot of snow after a winter storm roared through the state.the national weather service reported saturday that more than 14 inches fell in burnsville, while there were 12 inches in the hendersonville area and asheville regional airport recorded 8 inches.in the triad, winston-salem had 3 inches and greensboro reported 2 inches. further east, burlington and roxboro had 1 inch.the snow was tapering off on saturday, but forecasters say any melted snow will freeze on surfaces and create black ice on roadways. the weather service said highs on sunday will be in the 30s for much of the state. temperatures are expected to rise on monday to the 40s before another round of cold weather arrives.most read storiesunlimi






the latest: snowstorm forces school closures across ny


the latest on a fast-moving snowstorm sweeping through the northeast (all times local):6:25 a.m.hundreds of schools are closed from the albany area to the eastern tip of long island because of the major northeast storm that's expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some areas.the national weather service has issued a blizzard warning for all of long island until 6 p.m. thursday. meteorologists say high winds and blowing snow will reduce visibility in n au and suffolk counties.snow is slowing the morning commute around new york city and upstate, where highways and secondary roads in the albany area are covered in snow.snowfall forecasts range from a few inches in central new york to a foot or more in the hudson valley, new york city and long island. wind gusts in some metro new york ar






did national weather service knowingly mislead public in snow storm forecast?


the national weather service is denying accusations it knowingly misled the public with its blizzard forecasts this week. on monday, before the storm hit the east coast, the agency forecasted up to a foot and a half of snow in new york, but only 7.6 inches fell. in boston up to a foot was predicted but only 6.6 inches hit the ground. in the nation’s capital, up to eight inches were forecasted, and only about three inches actually fell. the national weather service said it kept predictions high because it worried “a dramatic change in the snowfall forecast could produce an unwelcome result of less readiness and vigilance.”the blizzard did dump massive amounts of snow in many areas in central new york. binghamton received a record 31 inches of snow. but along the coast, where many of the big






republican lawmakers worry if 'trumpcare' doesn't deliver


washington — republican lawmakers are fearful about the potential political fallout if their eventual replacement of president barack obama's health law doesn't deliver, and they didn't hold back at their recent policy conference."we'd better be sure that we're prepared to live with the market we've created," rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., was quoted as saying in urday's washington post, one of the media organizations that obtained an audio recording of a private session at last week's gop strategy retreat in philadelphia,"that's going to be called 'trumpcare.' republicans will own that lock, stock and barrel, and we'll be judged in the election less than two years away."rep. tom macarthur, r-n.j., worried that republican plans could strip health insurance from many of the 20 million peopl